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July 2019

Joy Garden Tour

July 17July 21
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
women on garden tour through jackson county

The Joy Garden Tour is a biannual event to raise financial support for The Village Green. The tour inspires gardeners of every level of experience and enthusiasm. The Joy Garden Tour features a guest speaker event, a special patron party and garden shops with 35 vendors offering plants, garden-related merchandise, unique gifts, antiques and more. The highlight is a day spent touring select and stunning private gardens in the Cashiers area. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list or…

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Cashiers Benefit Antique Show

July 19 @ 8:00 amJuly 21 @ 4:00 pm
Blue Ridge School, 95 Bobcat Drive
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
$10

The Cashiers Benefit Antique Show offers 60 exhibitors from the U.S. and Great Britain. The show is designed to be all-inclusive, offering antiques for the novice as well as the advanced collector and the visitor who is looking for that special gift or items to embellish the home. Items featured include fine silver and silver plate, jewelry, porcelain, cut and art glass, French, English and American furniture – formal and country, black forest, cabin, and lodge furnishings. Other antiques include…

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Concerts on the Creek

July 19 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
crowd enjoying live music at concert in jackson county

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer…

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Summer Colors Exhibition by the Art League of Highlands-Cashiers

July 20 @ 9:00 amJuly 21 @ 5:00 pm
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Bring your artistic appreciation and celebrate the colors of summer with the Art league of Highlands-Cashiers Summer Colors Exhibition. This two-day event displays the beautiful hard work of ALHC members and embraces the best colors of the summer season.  

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Cashiers Designer Showhouse

July 25 @ 8:00 amAugust 4 @ 5:00 pm
Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2019, 144 Cove Drive
Highlands, NC 28741 United States
+ Google Map
$30
Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2019

Interior designers representing the Southeastern region will not only bring trending design to Cashiers but will again create the magic that is The Cashiers Designer Showhouse. Leading area landscapers are involved in redefining the areas surrounding the home and in turn creating serene and evocative late summer mountain gardens for showhouse strolling. Throughout the week, Showhouse attendees will admire the work of the talented designers; enjoy a variety of workshops, book signings, and panel discussions from beloved creatives across the…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 26 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this…

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Concerts on the Creek

July 26 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
crowd enjoying live music at concert in jackson county

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer…

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

July 27 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
+ Google Map

Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment…

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Village Nature Series

July 30 @ 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 09.24.2019

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
o

The Village Green sponsors an exciting series of educational lectures every summer. These fun educational experiences are free and are available for all who want to broaden their knowledge on a variety of subjects such as wildlife, local plants, and surrounding natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.…

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August 2019

Talking Trees Trout Derby

August 2 @ 10:00 amAugust 3 @ 2:00 pm
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds & Island Park, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Talking Trees Trout Derby

Introduce children to the love of fishing during the Talking Trees Trout Derby. This free entry two-day event invites children ages 3-11 to enjoy free fishing gear, breakfast and lunch, face painting, balloon animals, and more. Courtesy of EBCI Destination Marketing

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 2 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30 pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this…

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

August 2 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
crowd enjoying live music at concert in jackson county

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 9 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30 pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this…

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

August 9 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
crowd enjoying live music at concert in jackson county

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer…

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The Great Balsam Bike Relay

August 10 @ 8:00 am7:00 pm
Motion Makers Bicycle Shop, 36 Allen St
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$205 – $310
friends gathered picnic tables after bike relay in jackson county

The second annual Great Balsam Bike Relay will be held in Jackson County, North Carolina on August 10, 2019. The race is unique, combining the disciplines of road biking and mountain biking. Teams of four racers will travel over dirt trails, gravel, and asphalt over the course of the race. The race route is kept a secret until check in the day before. The race brings riders from several states to experience the extreme mountain adventure known as the Balsam Bike Relay.…

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

August 10 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
+ Google Map

Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment…

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

August 10 @ 10:00 amAugust 11 @ 4:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
+ Google Map

Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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women buying art at the arts and craft show in jackson county

Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

August 11 @ 10:00 amAugust 12 @ 4:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
+ Google Map

Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 16 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 06.14.2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 06.21.2019 at 6:30 pm

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One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30 pm

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One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30 pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this…

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

August 16 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
crowd enjoying live music at concert in jackson county

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer…

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Chakaia Booker: Auspicious Behavior

August 20 @ 10:00 amOctober 25 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Reception and gallery talk with Chakia Booker
WCU Fine Art Museum, 199 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Free
Chakaia Booker

Experience a series of dynamic prints and Booker's signature sculptures made from repurposed tires. Her work addresses African-American identity, racial and economic inequality, and environmental concerns. A visiting artist event with Chakaia Booker will be held on Thursday, October 10 from 5-7p.m. with a reception and gallery talk, following will be a presentation from Booker in the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall from 7-8p.m. Above: Chakaia Booker, Splitting Moment, 2007, Recycled Tires, 45 x 26 x 15 inches.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 23 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this…

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

August 23 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
crowd enjoying live music at concert in jackson county

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer…

Find out more »

West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

August 24 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 04.21.2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 06.08.2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 07.13.2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 07.27.2019 at 10:00 am

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One event on 08.24.2019 at 10:00 am

High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
+ Google Map

Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment…

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Cashiers Songwriters Round at Trillium

August 24 @ 7:30 pm10:00 pm
Trillium Links & Lake Club, 48 Links Drive
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
$150

Some of Nashville's best songwriters are calling all musicians to grab a seat at the annual Songwriters Round. Hosted by Grammy-award winning songwriter Rivers Rutherford, the night includes opportunities for everyone to get up close and personal with some of Nashville’s best songwriters. This event is hosted to benefit the Blue Ridge School Education Foundation and tickets can be purchased at the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce.  

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Village Nature Series

August 27 @ 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 09.24.2019

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
o

The Village Green sponsors an exciting series of educational lectures every summer. These fun educational experiences are free and are available for all who want to broaden their knowledge on a variety of subjects such as wildlife, local plants, and surrounding natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.…

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

August 30 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
crowd enjoying live music at concert in jackson county

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer…

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Art for a Cause: The Cashiers Rotary Arts & Crafts Show

August 31 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map

The Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley presents "Art For A Cause": two arts & crafts fairs that take place in the spring over Memorial Day weekend and in the fall over Labor Day weekend. Both events showcase some of the finest arts and craftspeople in the Southeast. On display is work from more than 90 of the finest artisans from throughout the Southeast. From unique ironwork and woodcraft to hand-thrown pottery, hand-stitched textiles and homemade cakes, pies, jellies and jams,…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 31 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 06.14.2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 06.21.2019 at 6:30 pm

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One event on 08.09.2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 08.23.2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30 pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this…

Find out more »

September 2019

Art for a Cause: The Cashiers Rotary Arts & Crafts Show

September 1 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 05.26.2018 at 10:00 am

One event on 08.31.2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 09.01.2019 at 10:00 am

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map

The Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley presents "Art For A Cause": two arts & crafts fairs that take place in the spring over Memorial Day weekend and in the fall over Labor Day weekend. Both events showcase some of the finest arts and craftspeople in the Southeast. On display is work from more than 90 of the finest artisans from throughout the Southeast. From unique ironwork and woodcraft to hand-thrown pottery, hand-stitched textiles and homemade cakes, pies, jellies and jams,…

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The Qualla Country Trout Tournament

September 6 @ 6:30 amSeptember 7 @ 8:30 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$11
Qualla Country Trout Tournament

The Qualla Country Trout Tournament brings the best of fishing and some friendly competition for all anglers. This tournament gives contestants opportunities to bring home the biggest trout along with the biggest purse. Entry is $11 with a prize total of $20,000 with tagged fish ranging from $25-$5,000. The event will be located on the beautiful rivers of the Qualla Boundary (only excluding 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters) and registration can be completed anywhere fishing permits are sold in Cherokee,…

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Tour de Cashiers

September 7
Cashiers / Glenville Recreation Center, 355 Frank Allen Rd
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for the annual Tour de Cashiers Mountain Cycling Experience across scenic mountain byways of western North Carolina. This popular pedaling event attracts participants from the southeast, many returning every year for the traditional ride, and bragging rights for completing one of the most challenging rides in the nation. Runners can also participate in a 5K race the same morning. The mountainous route features stunning scenery and challenging ascents with total elevation gains of up to 10,500 feet for…

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Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon and 5K

September 14 @ 7:30 am11:00 am
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
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$60
Cherokee Harvest 5k and Hal-Marathon

Enjoy the best of the beginnings of the fall season by competing in the Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon and 5k. This athletic event combines the best of the Great Smoky Mountains, culture, competition, and fall weather for every participant. Get on your running gear and get out to the Cherokee Fair Grounds for this truly amazing race. Courtesy of EBCI Destination Marketing

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Music on the Porch: A Celebration of Samantha Bumgarner

September 14 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm
Appalachian Women’s Museum, 100 W. Hometown Place
Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States
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$10
Aunt Samantha Bumgarner

Join us at the Appalachian Women’s Museum in Dillsboro, North Carolina on Saturday, September 14th from Noon – 5pm for Music on the Porch: A Celebration of Samantha Bumgarner. The event will feature museum tours, multiple bands performing live on the beautiful wrap-around porch of the old Monteith Homestead (now the Appalachian Women’s Museum). We’ll be honoring the memory and music of Jackson County resident Samantha Bumgarner. In 1924 she became the first woman to record country music for a…

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Hiplet Ballerinas

September 17 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm
Bardo Arts Center, 199 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$15

Experience a multicultural dance event at WCU's Bardo Arts Center with the Hiplet Ballerinas. This must-see show fuses classical pointe technique with urban dance that is rooted in communities of color, fueled by inclusivity, modern movement, and Instagram-ready style. Come see the group that is redefining Ballet at this electric show.

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Green Energy Park Youth Arts Fest

September 21 @ 9:00 am3:00 pm
Green Energy Park, 100 Green Energy Park Rd.
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
boy throwing paint and making art in jackson county

A celebration of art, music, green energy & community fun for the entire family! Each year the Green Energy Park host dozens of organizations and regional artists who come to share their knowledge and the love of the arts. Last year we had over 1000 visitors! You and your family can enjoy: • Face painting • Jewelry making • Throwing clay pots • Painting with flip-flops • Handprint painting our logo on canvas • Block printing • Recycled bugs • Live…

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Village Nature Series

September 24 @ 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 09.24.2019

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Green sponsors an exciting series of educational lectures every summer. These fun educational experiences are free and are available for all who want to broaden their knowledge on a variety of subjects such as wildlife, local plants, and surrounding natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.…

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Mountain Heritage Day

September 28 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Ramsey Activity Center, 92 Catamount Rd
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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The 45th annual Mountain Heritage Day will be a combination old-fashioned mountain fair and showcase for Southern Appalachian music, arts, dance and song, with the atmosphere of a big family reunion. Visitors will find three stages of traditional old-time, gospel, and bluegrass music and dance, with plenty of fiddles, banjos, and clogging. Acts this year include two-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter Becky Buller, Brevard-based bluegrass band Carolina Blue, and NC Folk Heritage Award recipient Bobby McMillon. Festival-goers are invited to join…

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JCGS Cruise-In Car Show

September 29 @ 2:00 pm4:30 pm
NC United States
Free
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The Jackson County Genealogical Society’s annual Cruise-In, set for Sunday, September 29 in Sylva, will include classic cars (1988 and older), current-day muscle cars and “rat rods” (custom creations designed to express the builder’s take on a retro junk vehicle), as well as music and food. Registration fees, T-shirt donations, food and beverage sales, and a 50-50 raffle raise money to help cover JCGS operating costs. Cars will be displayed from 2 until 4 p.m., when they depart for the…

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October 2019

Colorfest!

October 5 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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This unique historic town welcomes more than 40 local demonstrating artists who will line Front Street with colorful art and demonstrate their work. Enjoy meeting and talking with local artists. All the while surrounded by the spectacular beauty of the mountains. Church Street will be sectioned off for food booths.

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

October 5 @ 10:00 amOctober 6 @ 4:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

October 6 @ 10:00 amOctober 7 @ 4:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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Cherokee Indian Fair

October 8 @ 10:00 amOctober 12 @ 10:00 pm
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
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$10
Cherokee Indian Fair

For over 100 years, the Cherokee Indian Fair has been full of wonders and excitement for the whole family to enjoy. This 4-day event embraces both modern advances as well as traditional heritage such as stickball, blowgun demonstrations, and traditional Cherokee dance. Cherokee invites you to attend this historic event and to treat all of your senses to excitement, entertainment, and heritage. Courtesy of EBCI Destination Marketing

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Chakaia Booker: Auspicious Behavior

October 10 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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Reception and gallery talk with Chakia Booker
WCU Fine Art Museum, 199 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Chakaia Booker

Experience a series of dynamic prints and Booker's signature sculptures made from repurposed tires. Her work addresses African-American identity, racial and economic inequality, and environmental concerns. A visiting artist event with Chakaia Booker will be held on Thursday, October 10 from 5-7p.m. with a reception and gallery talk, following will be a presentation from Booker in the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall from 7-8p.m. Above: Chakaia Booker, Splitting Moment, 2007, Recycled Tires, 45 x 26 x 15 inches.

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Cashiers Leaf Festival

October 11 @ 10:00 amOctober 13 @ 5:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Some may be sad to see summer go, but the crisp, cool fall air brings lots of fun to the mountain town of Cashiers, NC. The change of seasons calls thousands of “leaf peepers” to our area to enjoy the brilliant fall foliage. The festival is recognized as one of the "Top 20" events in the Southeast for the month of October. The Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival has been an annual attraction for over 10 years and is held to celebrate…

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Girls Night Out

October 11 @ 4:30 pm8:30 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
Free

Girls of all ages will enjoy an evening of shopping, dining, door-prizes, drawings and special discounts at the Main Street Sylva Association's Girls Night Out. This special downtown experience offers exclusive after-hour store specials and discounts along with complimentary snacks and beverages. For more information, click here.

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Spirit of the Smokies Car Show

October 12 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm
Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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The 21st annual Spirit of the Smokies Car Show will take place Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Front Street in Dillsboro. The show is sponsored by the Sylva Rotary Club with the Smoky Mountain Cruisers and all proceeds will benefit local non-profit organizations. Last year’s event had more than 100 participants, with vehicles coming from Western North Carolina, North Georgia, and East Tennessee. Categories include: Classic Cars, Motorcycles, Special Interest Vehicles, Modified Street Machines, Trucks,…

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ETHEL + Robert Mirabal: The River

October 24 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm
Bardo Arts Center, 199 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$15
Ethel + Robert Mirabal

ETHEL, acclaimed adventurous string quartet + Robert Mirabal, Native American musician, instrument builder, and three-time GRAMMY® Award winner, present their next evolution of the cross-cultural concert experience. Their piece, “The River”, immerses the audiences in a flow of music, narrative, and ritual that evokes timeless Native American traditions through contemporary musical artistry.

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November 2019

WNC Pottery Festival

November 2 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$5
WNC Pottery Festival - Brian Beam

Showcasing the work of more than 40 master potters from 13 states. This year’s festival has 16 new potters from across the country and will be held at Sylva’s Bridge Park. A variety of clay art styles will be presented. Pre-show events – including the Clay Olympics – will be held on Friday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is juried and the lineup of potters is impressive. The event has been named one of the “Top…

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Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament

November 2 @ 10:00 amNovember 3 @ 5:00 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$250
Rumble in the Rhododendron Trout Tournament

What could be better than a day out on the water with your best friend fly fishing? How about competing together for your share of $10,000 in the Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament. This two-person team tournament has a $250 entry fee and a $10,000 payout for the top 10 teams. Registration is available at the River’s Edge Outfitters in Cherokee, North Carolina, and further information will be available at the opening meeting on November 1 at 7…

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